Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) is a fundamental networking protocol. It is part of the Internet protocol suite and operates in the transport layer. All networking transmissions are broken up into packets. TCP guarantees that all packets arrive, in order, and without errors. This requires a lot of back-and-forth communication (Three-way handshake). Problem occurs when packet is not […]
“Excuse me. Do you know how much a polar bear weighs? Enough to break the ice! Hi, I’m [name]. Nice to meet you.” One of the hardest things about conferences (or any networking event) is getting a conversation going with someone — without being awkward about it. More people than you think have anxiety walking […]
In a previous blog post I talked about how administrators and architects should place more emphasis on planning for application sharing bandwidth in their Skype4B deployments. Armed with that information, the next logical progression of this blog series continues the focus on application sharing and discusses the available methods within Skype4B to manage and control […]
For many of the Skype for Business and Lync readers out there, you may think to yourself, “Hey, I’ve seen a similar title like that before…”, and you would be absolutely correct. During Lync Conference 2014, Lync MVP Jeff Schertz gave a fantastic presentation about “Video – What in the World Are You Doing to […]
In an earlier blog post I noted that I like things that just work. To this end one of the User Stories I related to the Library in a Box team was “As a mobile app user I would like the library to be found automatically if the library service is available on the network […]
Speedtest.com has compiled all that data from the tests we all run on it. They have now published their results for the world. It even allows you to drill down to the city. South Korea tops out at 34 Megabits per second. The United States lags far behind that.